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How soon can I drink alcohol after diphenhydramine

A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Should be OK.: The Benadryl (diphenhydramine) should be well out of your system by now. Just don't take anymore Benadryl (diphenhydramine) if you're going to be dri ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Klein
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Be very careful: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) impairs your driving skills and so could alcohol. Both together is like adding one plus one and getting three. Cut back o ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
12 hrs at most: The drowsiness effect wears off within hours (duration varies among individuals) and thus you should be ok the day after.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
6 hours if not longe: The drowsiness effect from Benadryl (diphenhydramine) varies from one person to another. Although the antihistaminic effect may last for over a day, ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Tonsillectomy postop: Hello, i recommend a return to alcoholic beverages after the tonsil fossas have fully healed. 2 weeks is the recommended timeframe in my practice.
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Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
You can as long as: You can as long as you do not drink too much and are not taking any prescription pain killers.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
The next day: Assuming that the procedure was simply to remove a chalazion with no complications, then you can imbibe the next day. However if the need to drink is ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Once healed: And not using pain medication, when healed & pain free, when ok by your surgeon & then in moderation.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Yes, within limits: It should not matter as long as it is moderate use of alcohol. Excessive drinking causes colon cancer, so watch out!
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Yes. : Yes.

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